The table below looks at the statistics for OSCE in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCE over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.49% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 10.26% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
OSCE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 43.82% 18.59% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 15
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

OSCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing OSCE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

OSCE Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

OSCE
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSCE across the Midlands region.

OSCE Salary Trend in the Midlands

OSCE
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing OSCE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for OSCE.

1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Tigerscheme
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (20.00%) SANS

OSCE
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 4 (80.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 4 (80.00%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
2 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (20.00%) SANS
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS